Quick Charm Pack Baby Quilt Pattern & Tutorial
What’s more fun that quilting for a new baby? A fast finish, of course! This quick charm pack baby quilt pattern is a perfect choice for a last minute gift and the results are charming. Just follow the simple charm pack quilt pattern in the free download below and you’ll be quilting before you know it.
For this charm square baby quilt pattern you’ll only need two charm packs. Or you can do what I did and cut your 5″ squares from your favorite fat quarters. You may find this FQ/Charm Square Conversion Guide helpful in cutting your fat quarters for quilting. Plus there’s a reference chart so you’ll know exactly how many charm packs needed for any size quilt.
There’s More! Don’t Miss the Companion Charm Square Lap Quilt
What new mom wouldn’t love a lovely companion lap size charm quilt that coordinates with her new baby quilt? You can make both!
Baby Quilt Pattern Fabric Selection
Remember that a bit of contrast in your fabric selection will set your quilt apart from the rest. This beautiful hydrangea fabric is perfect on its own. But by adding a bit of extra yellow as a contrast throughout the quilt top makes such a pleasing design to look at.
To find the perfect contrast fabric for your quilt, simply choose the colors you want to quilt with and lay them out. Then select a color that brightens those colors up a bit. Try a few different fabrics to see the difference and choose your favorite.
For this easy quilt pattern, you’ll need just two charm packs for a baby quilt measuring 36″ x 45″. If you want a larger quilt, keep adding more charms until the size is right.
This easy baby quilt tutorial is perfect for beginners. You will be finishing an adorable charm square quilt today. Even better is that it’s such a sweet little quilt, everyone will love it!
Charm Square Lap Quilt
A perfect lap size quilt for the new mom. It’s made easier to assemble with strip sets!
Charm Square Quilt Tip
Using 80 charm squares, this quilt is 8 blocks wide by 10 blocks long. Try sewing your charms into 4-patch blocks. You’ll find it makes your final assembly much easier to manage.
Look how sweet this quilt turned out! All those beautiful floral prints look great together and the yellow fabrics add just the right amount of contrast. Once you finished the baby quilt, make a lap size for mom. She’ll love it!